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Reference Books for Pre-College Philosophy

Cam, Philip
Thinking Together: Philosophical Inquiry for the Classroom
Sydney: Primary English Teaching Association and Hale & Iremonger, 1995.
Costello, Peter R., ed.
Philosophy in Children's Literature
Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2011.
Fisher, Robert
Teaching Thinking: Philosophical Inquiry in the Classroom, London: Cassell, 1998.
Freakley, Mark, Gilbert Burgh, and Lyne Tilt MacSporran
Values Education in School: A Resource Book for Student Inquiry.
Melbourne, Australia: ACER Press, 2008.

Goering, Sara, Nicholas Shudak, and Thomas Wartenberg
Philosophy in Schools: An Introduction for Philosophers and Teachers.
New York: Routledge, 2013.
Gopnik, Alison
The Philosophical Baby: What Childrend's Minds Tell Us About Truth,
Love and the Meaning of Life
New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2009.
Hannam, Patricia and Eugenio Echeverria
Philosophy with Teenagers
London: Continuum, 2009.
Haynes, Joanna and Karin Murris
Picture Books, Pedagogy and Philosophy.
London: Routledge Research in Education, 2011.
Isaacs, Susan,
Intellectual Growth in Young Children
London: Routledge, 1930.
Jackson, T.E. The Art and Craft of Gently Socratic Inquiry in Arthur L. Costa, ed.
Developing Minds: A Resource Book for Teaching Thinking,
3rd Edition. Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, pp. 459-65, 2001.
Lipman. Matthew
Philosophy Goes to School
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1988.
Lipman. Matthew
Thinking in Education
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991.
,Lipman. Matthew, Ann M. Sharp and Frederick Oscanyan
Growing Up With Philosophy
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1978.
Lone, Jana Mohr
The Philosophical Child
Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2012 (at press).
Lone, Jana Mohr and Michael D. Burroughs
Philosophy in Education: Questioning and Dialogue in Schools.
Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.
Lone, Jana Mohr and Roberta Israeloff, editors.
Philosophy and Education: Introducing Philosophy to Young People
Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012.
Marsal, Eva, Takara Dobashi and Barbara Weber, eds.
Children Philosophize Worldwide.
Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2009.
Matthews, Gareth
Dialogues with Children.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1992.
Matthews, Gareth
Philosophy and the Young Child.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1980.
Matthews, Gareth
Philosophy of Childhood.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1994.
McCall, Catherine
Transforming thinking: Philosophical Inquiry in the Primary and Secondary Classroom.
Great Britian: Routledge, 2009.
Needleman, Jacob
The Heart of Philosophy.
New York: Penguin Books, 2003.
Pritchard, Michael S.
On Becoming Responsible
Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1991.
Pritchard, Michael S.
Philosophical Adventures With Children
Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1995.
Pritchard, Michael S.
Reasonable Children
Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1996.
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Talking With Children
Denver: Arden Press, 1983.
Schapiro, Tamar
Ethics 109:What is a child?
(4): 715-38, 1999.
Shapiro, David
Plato Was Wrong! Footnotes on Doing Philosophy with Young People
Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2012.
Wartenberg, Thomas
Big Ideas for Little Kids
Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2009.
Wartenberg, Thomas
A Sneetch Is a Sneetch and Other Philosophical Discoveries.
Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
White, David
Philosophy for Kids: 40 Fun Questions That Help You Wonder About Everything!
Austin, Texas: Prufrock Press, 2000.
Worley, Peter
The If Machine
London: Continuun, 2011.